The mp3 History

This page gives an insight view into the early days of the mp3 invention. It features audio and video podcasts as well as the mp3 history and facts and figures about the success of mp3 in Germany. Also meet the mp3 Team and have a look at the videocast.

mp3 is the result of many years of team work. Numerous individuals and research organizations supported the team at Fraunhofer IIS in the development of mp3.

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Please note: Starting the video transfers usage data to youtube.

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Matthias Rose

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Matthias Rose

Head of Marketing Communications, Audio & Multimedia

Fraunhofer IIS
Am Wolfsmantel 33
91058 Erlangen, Germany

Phone +49 9131 776-6175

Fax +49 9131 776-6099